2010 UKSG Conference: plenary sessions

Where possible, we have obtained presentation slides from the plenary
session speakers at the 33rd UKSG Annual Conference.
These are posted below,
along with links to reviews of the sessions on UKSG's LiveSerials
Slides and reports of the conference's breakout sessions can be found here.

Monday 12th April 2010

Session 1: The technology of information consumption

Chair: Tony Kidd, University of Glasgow

Rearchitecting science: a vision for STM in the 21st century
Adam Bly,
Seed Media Group

Technology and change

Richard Wallis,

Computation, communication and the new era of knowledge

Conrad Wolfram,
Wolfram Research

Session 2: Economics of scholarly information

Chair: Hazel Woodward, Cranfield University

Librarians and the terrible fix: economics of the Big Deal
Ted Bergstrom,
University of California Santa Barbara

Reset – a publisher’s response to the changing economy
Marybeth Manning,

University investments in the library: measuring the return
Carol Tenopir,
University of Tennessee

Session 3: Rights and Licensing

Chair: Ed Pentz, CrossRef

Who owns our work?
Dorothea Salo,
University of Wisconsin

New models for monographs – open books
Eelco Ferwerda,
Amsterdam University Press/OAPEN

Paved with gold: an institutional case study on supporting open
access publishing

Jill Russell,
University of Birmingham

Session 4: Researcher Behaviour

Chair: Charlie Rapple, TBI Communications

Network ecology and the knowledge economy:
why researchers need to get online and social

Tony Hirst,
The Open University

Life scientists go online – collaboration, communication and credit
Lucy Power,
Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

Session 5: Research quality assessment – controversies and challenges

Chair: Richard Gedye, Oxford University Press

Citation impact and research evaluation: current trends
James Pringle,
Thomson Reuters

PIRUS 2: developing a standard for individual article usage

Peter Shepherd,

Research assessment in the humanities and the ERIH project (European
Reference Index for the Humanities)

Alain Peyraube,

The raw and the cooked: bibliometrics and the flight from judgment
Hugh Look,
Rightscom Ltd

Session 6: The Light Programme

Chair: Tony Kidd, University of Glasgow

Stop making sense: human approaches to exploring information
Brendan Dawes,

Improbable research and the Ig Nobel Prizes
Marc Abrahams,
Annals of Improbable Research

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